Posted on 10/08/2018 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Often, we find ourselves assuming that all writers dream of the day when they can devote themselves just to writing and shed that day job.

We’re wrong.

Laurie Patton — a poet, a college president, and a religious scholar — enlightened us on that point, via an essay titled “It’s OK to Be a Writer and a ____.”

Whether you feel the same way or need to take a positive attitude about being a writer and something else, check out her explanation on The Millions.

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